Before doing your internship in Rome, you might be wondering what it’s like, what the people are like, what the cost of living is like… Just normal questions! So to avoid stress, here’s a little recap!
The cost of life in Rome
Living in Rome is not as expensive as you might think for a capital city: for example, to drink a pint of beer in a bar, the price is 5 euros compared to 7 euros in Paris; a coffee 1 euros / 1,20 euros. In Rome and Italy in general, cigarettes are much cheaper than in France: all brands are between 5 and 6 euros.
For public transport, it’s 1.50 euros for a single ticket and 35 euros to buy the monthly pass.
One thing that is a bit expensive is the monthly pass in a fitness centre: the average is 58 euros, but fortunately there is a wide variety of prices starting at 35 euros.
Living in Rome during your internship: the pace of life, the people and the city
In Rome, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, life is typical of Mediterranean countries (like Spain); the pace is calm and pleasant. So, if chilling out is your way of life, you won’t have any problems adapting.
The people are very friendly and welcoming; it will be very easy to integrate and make new friends.
In the city, it is impossible to get bored: there are infinite places to visit (the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza del Popolo to give you some suggestions).
Another place you must visit is Vatican City, a unique place in the world and full of wonders of antiquity (it is the smallest country in the world).
If you like football, the matches at the Olimpico stadium of the two teams of the city, Roma and Lazio, are spectacular and the fans are very excited (but also dangerous).
To eat, no problem; Italy is known all over the world for its food and Rome is not excluded: pasta is the queen of Rome thanks to the specialities of Carbonara and Gricia.
In short, living in Rome means enjoying a unique cultural setting! An internship in Italy is a guarantee for a successful and interesting internship abroad. If you want to do an internship in Europe, contact-us!